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81: new post   Your Predictions for 2011
"Looking back at previous predictions, and forward at 2011."
Dec 31, 2010
82: new post   Internet TV: Not Quite The Big Hit
Internet-connected TVs made up 21% of all television sales in 2010, according to a recently released report by NPD Group's DisplaySearch. Sales are expected to more than double by 2014.

The only problem is hardly anyone is using them to surf the Internet. Just 45% of those who say they have an Internet-connected TV use that feature, DisplaySearch found.

"It's not something they're looking for, but it's there," said Paul Semenza, senior vice president of NPD Group's DisplaySearch. "It's being included more and more as a standard feature in high-end sets."

In other words, people are picking up Internet-connected TVs without knowing it or caring. It's kind of like buying a car with rain-sensing wipers.
Dec 31, 2010
83: new post   Merry Christmas
"Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!"
Dec 25, 2010
84: new post   Net Neutrality - FCC Poised to Pass Controversial Set of Rules
The FCC appears poised to pass a controversial set of rules that broadly create two classes of Internet access, one for fixed-line providers and the other for the wireless Net.
Dec 21, 2010
85: new post   Time Magazine Person of the Year: Mark Zuckerberg
"Mark Elliot Zuckerberg is TIME's 2010 Person of the Year."
Dec 15, 2010
86: new post   Gawker Media Properties Usernames and Passwords Hacked
Our user databases appear to have been compromised. The passwords were encrypted. But simple ones may be vulnerable to a brute-force attack. You should change your Gawker password and on any other sites on which you've used the same passwords."
Dec 13, 2010
87: new post   Mastercard Site Hit By 'Hacktivists' Over Wikileaks
"It has pledged to launch denial-of-service attacks on websites it sees as anti-Wikileaks."
Dec 8, 2010
88: new post   F.C.C. Opt-Out Privacy Plan May Hit Some Businesses Harder Than Others
"If the vast majority of online users chose not to have their Internet activity tracked, the proposed 'do not track' system could have a severe effect on the industry, some experts say."
Dec 6, 2010
89: new post   FTC Online Privacy Plan Proposes 'Do Not Track' Option for Web Users
"The F.T.C.'s proposal, a framework for commercial use of consumer data, would make consumer privacy the default position and would let Web users decide whether Internet sites and advertisers can build profiles of their browsing and buying habits as well as collect other personal information."
Dec 2, 2010
90: new post   U.S. Authorities Shut Down File Sharing Sites
"Domains seized included a BitTorrent search engine, music download sites and shops selling fake designer clothing."
Nov 29, 2010
91: new post   Global Spam E-mail Down After Arrests Of Botnet Owners
"One of the biggest successes was against the Pushdo or Cutwail botnet, which had been in operation since 2007 and was thought to be sending about 10% of global spam."
Nov 16, 2010
92: new post   Facebook, Amazon, Zynga Invest In Fund To Help Develop Social Web
"We think that every industry is going to be fundamentally re-thought and designed around people."
Oct 22, 2010
93: new post   Turning Unwanted Telemarketing Calls Into Profit Opportunities
"WebmasterWorld Members come up with novel ways to turn unwanted telemarketing calls into profit opportunities."
Oct 9, 2010
94: new post   Ex FTC Employee Files Complaint Over Google Privacy
"Mr. Soghoian's complaint centers on the way the Internet handles links that users click on to surf."
Oct 8, 2010
95: new post   Report: US Feds Seek Net Encryption Backdoors
"officials want Congress to require all services that enable communications, including encrypted e-mail transmitters like BlackBerry, social networking Web sites like Facebook and software that allows direct 'peer to peer' messaging like Skype, to be technically capable of complying if served with a wiretap order."
Sept 28, 2010
96: new post   Craigs List Censors Adult Ads
"Craigslist, the Internet's iconic ad bazaar, has stopped allowing U.S. users to access its "adult services" ads."
Sept 4, 2010
97: new post   Best Countries to Immigrate to for Webmasters/Site Owners
Where is a good place to setup shop?
Aug 25, 2010
98: new post   Intel Acquires McAfee For $7.68 Billion
"The president and chief executive of Intel, Paul Otellini, said in the past, energy efficiency and connectivity had defined computing requirements, but security was becoming as important."
Aug 19, 2010
99: new post   Demand Media Files For IPO
"While the domain name business is not going to garner a very high multiple (see Marchex which trades at about 2X revenue), the content business is on a tear, and Demand shares would surely be in demand in an IPO."
Aug 7, 2010
100: new post   Hacker Proves Router Security Weakness
"One visit to a booby-trapped website could direct attackers to a person's home, a security expert has shown."
Aug 3, 2010
101: new post   Mariposa Virus Botnet Hacker Arrested
"They guys behind it said it was more successful than they had intended to be,"
July 28, 2010
102: new post   Security Flaw in Older vBulletin v3.8.6
Only affects older vBulletin v3.8.6. Patch is available: "The exploit allows a malicious user to retrieve a forum's database credentials."
July 23, 2010
103: new post   Web Host Shuts Down 70,000 Blogs With No Notice
'Blogetery.com said its server had been "terminated without any notification or explanation."'
July 20, 2010
104: new post   Developers Apps Removed From App Store Over Hacking Complaints
"According to Thomson's e-mail, some of the apps that had jumped into the top-selling app lists contained user comments complaining that their accounts had been hacked to purchase the software."
July 6, 2010
105: new post   IP Addresses Filed In 'Hurt Locker' Piracy Court Order
"Before Voltage can actually name defendants in its case, it must first acquire the identities of the alleged pirates from their ISPs."
June 9, 2010
106: new post   Web Browser 'Tabnapping' Phishing Attack
"What we don't expect is that a page we've been looking at will change behind our backs, when we aren't looking."
May 28, 2010
107: new post   Copy Machines: A Major Privacy Risk
"Did you know that most digital copiers produced since 2002 have a hard drive that stores images of ALL your copies, scans, emails, etc. processed by the machine?"
May 18, 2010
108: new post   Microsoft and Google Trade Blows Over Office 2010 and Docs
"The war of words between Microsoft and Google over Office 2010 and its entry into online, cloud-based applications heated up today as both companies again took shots at each other."
May 14, 2010
109: new post   Adobe Open Letter and Newspaper Adverts Over Flash and Apple
"Some of the online adverts contain the tongue-in-cheek slogan 'We heart Apple'."
May 13, 2010
110: new post   AOL Sells ICQ To DST For $187.5 Million
"Russian investment group Digital Sky Technologies says it has reached an agreement with AOL to buy its instant messaging service ICQ for $187.5 million."
Apr 28, 2010
111: new post   Police Seize Computers Over Next Generation iPhone Prototype
"Police in California have seized computers belonging to the editor of a gadget blog which was involved in the purchase of an iPhone prototype."
Apr 27, 2010
112: new post   Google and Yahoo File Counterclaim Against Xerox Over Search Patent
"In filings in Delaware federal court on Thursday, the defendants sought declarations that they did not infringe the two patents at issue, or variantly that the patents are invalid and thus cannot be enforced by Xerox."
Apr 16, 2010
113: new post   Net Virus Publishes Browsing History and Demands Payment For Removal
"A new type of malware infects PCs using file-share sites and publishes the user's net history on a public website before demanding a fee for its removal."
Apr 16, 2010
114: new post   Wikipedia To Get New Look
"In April, the Wikimedia Foundation is rolling out the first of several significant changes to the user experience of Wikipedia as part of our usability and user experience program."
Mar 28, 2010
115: new post   U.S. Hacker Gets 20 Years
"The judge who sentenced him described the case as 'the largest and most costly example of computer hacking in US history'."
Mar 27, 2010
116: new post   Twitter Hacker Arrested Over Obama and Spears Hack
"The man is accused of breaking into dozens of Twitter and Google accounts and posting screen shots of private pages on online hacker forums."
Mar 25, 2010
117: new post   Google and Microsoft Test Twitter-Like Services For Their Business
"Microsoft, for example, is testing OfficeTalk, a microblogging service that's a sort of Twitter for businesses,"
Mar 24, 2010
118: new post   SEO Companies and Conflicts of Interest
"After almost hiring a company to help with traffic generation to a site, it came to my attention that they were, in fact, a competitor that is operating sites on relevant topics."
Mar 22, 2010
119: new post   How To Get Into Public Speaking
"...tips to get someone from a mediocre speaker to a great one?"
Mar 20, 2010
120: new post   Report: U.S. Online Crime Almost Doubled In 2009
"The most popular scams involved requests for advanced fees and non-delivery of merchandise."
Mar 16, 2010
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